On Sunday, August 17, 2003, at 03:38 pm, Seb Potter wrote: >> however, tshirts just will not cover our bills, so other sources of >> revenue >> are needed > > Well, I've worked extensively with various ad revenue models, and > there are very, very few that work. We'll have to wait and see if > home-brew text ads are going to be a viable model for evolt, but I'm > reasonably optimistic in the short term. I think you're right - ads alone won't do it. Tshirts alone won't do it. I suspect that donations alone won't do it (although for any given month, probably one of them might). It's going to take a range of things all happening at once, varying from month to month. That way, if one of them does really badly in a given month, we're still OK. Cheers Martin -- Now playing on iTunes: "Alli" by Omara Portuondo from 'Café Cubana - Cigars, Cars And Cuban Cars'